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Breaking Free From Bad Behaviors

In a cross-cutting theme program at the 2016 APS Annual Convention, psychological scientists shared cutting-edge research on halting and reversing destructive behavior. ... More>


Hacking Memory to Follow Through with Intentions

Linking tasks that we intend to complete to distinctive cues that we’ll encounter at the right place and the right time may help us remember to follow through. ... More>


Observer Article

APS Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions

The neural mechanisms for self-control, the dysfunctional side of positive emotions, and the health consequences of stigmatization are among the bodies of work being pursued by this year’s winners of the Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions. ... More>


Don’t Grade Schools on Grit


Here’s an Easy Way to Become More Patient